How to Apply: Learning and Performance Technology Certificates

Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree: Earned from a regionally accredited college or university or an equivalent degree from a comparative foreign institution. 
  • No specific undergraduate degree is required.
  • GREs or the GMAT are not required.

Current UMBC Enrolled Students

If you are enrolled in a different UMBC M.A. or Ph.D. program you may add a Learning and Performance Technology Certificate Program onto your current program. Please consult the Advisor in your current program to learn how these courses will fit in with your program. You may contact Renee Eisenhuth to learn more at

Certificate Courses and Advance Standing in the LAPT Master’s Degree Program

Certificate courses can be applied to the LAPT Master’s degree. Many students who graduate from the Master’s program often start by taking courses in the certificate program. After a student completes one of the certificate programs, they have already completed 4 of the 12 courses for the Master’s degree.

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Application Process:

Your certificate application should include the following documents: (Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.)

  • Completed application for admission and residency forms (or online application and residency forms)
  • Transcripts from undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) institutions (Graduate School requires official copies)
  • Non-refundable application fee ($50 online)

Students who miss the application deadline may still take courses as a non-degree student and apply for formal admission the following semester.

Mailing Instructions

All application documents can be mailed to: 
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Graduate School, LAPT Graduate Program
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

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